November 2003

Inside This Mag: Zoo York tour, Girl gone wild, World team in Colorado and a Birdhouse road trip

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Cover: Rick McCrank & Lance Mountain – Frontside Air Over Frontside Grind. Photo: Morf

Also In This Issue: The greatest skate lies ever told and skate pics from Nick Scurich

Music Articles:
The Spits, the Forgotten, the Skulls, Cacti Widders, An Albatross, Mikey Dread and Bored Stiff
  • Love and Guts Tours Japan

    Love and Guts Tours Japan
    The OGs Ngoho, Mountain, Alba and Olson descend upon Japan to tear into some concrete and present their creative craftsmanship. Love and Guts, lay it all on the line.
  • Pushing Boarders: Second Annual Academic Skate Conference

    Pushing Boarders: Second Annual Academic Skate Conference
    The Pushing Boarders conference whose tagline is, “talking skateboarding,” invited some of the brightest academics, activists and pro skaters to Malmö, Sweden to discuss the hard issues on the social side of skating. Ted Schmitz investigates.
  • Vans' "Showdown 2019" Video

    Vans' "Showdown 2019" Video
    Technotronic sets the mood for a sun-splashed weekend of ripping on the California coast. Heavy lineup, heavier moves and nothing but good times.
  • Burnout: Show Dogs

    Burnout: Show Dogs
    Vans threw a big contest last weekend with a bunch of skaters you don’t usually associate with the words “organized competition.” Tyler Bledsoe, Breana Geering, Taylor Kirby, Austyn Gillette, Simon Bannerot, Mason Silva and hella more throw down the gauntlet for some fun in the OC sun.
  • Curb Appeal: Ryan Maddox Photo Collection

    Curb Appeal: Ryan Maddox Photo Collection
    Curb skating is a blast but it's rarely the subject of a photo essay. Ryan Maddox documents the art of colliding with curbs and shows that, if you're up close enough, every slappy is a lightning strike.